Friday, 21 November 2014

Dropping The Shopping…

 

 

Good morning crafty friends, how are you today?

I hope if you are near enough that you will be visiting the shop tomorrow for our last open day of the year. There are some great offers on (we know some of you travel a long way, so it’s a little thank you from us) and we still a have a couple of places left on the workshops if you fancy joining in and making a day of it

We were hoping that the new Cross Stitch charts would be ready in time…   and they are, yippee! You can buy them tomorrow in the shop and they will be available on the website on Monday

first cross stitch launch

 

Each design contains two A3 black and white charts; one showing backstitch and cross stitch, and one with just cross stitch symbols for ease of reference. Also included is a full colour front sheet featuring the finished design Our first launch consists of four fairies and two Christmas charts featuring 6 small separate designs on each

I’ve had a go at many crafty hobbies over the years and although I love to sew, Cross Stitch is something I’ve never done. I’ve been watching the girls here at HQ stitching up the samples and they look amazing, I can’t wait to have a go myself!

 

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I have another card today from Sheri who is our Guest Designer for November…

 Sheri 3 - November - Dropping The Shopping

Sheri 3 - November - Dropping The Shopping 2

 

Sheri used Dropping The Shopping which is one of our older Christmas stamps and is amongst those selected to retire at the end of November

We still have a few of these left so if it’s not already in your collection then now is your last chance to get it!

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You can see full details on Sheri’s own blog here and I’ll have more from her later in the month

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Leave a comment to be in today’s candy draw, our winner from Tuesday is you Sabrina, well done please send your address to erica@liliofthevalley.co.uk

A reminder before I go, if you joined in the blog hop don’t forget to check back tonight and see if you were a lucky winner. There is still time to play along if you missed it, start with the post on Wednesday and follow the links around the DT blogs leaving a comment on each one to be in with a chance of winning. We have a full set of the new stamps and also the 3 new paper pads hidden at 2 lucky blogs

See ya! xx

68 comments:

  1. Good morning Anne I hope everyone has a great time at LOTV HQ tomorrow. My Mum loves cross stitch and LOTV so this is a great idea for her, an exciting new adventure! Sherri's card is gorgeous, so festive. I am trying to get finished a very special christmas project to enter into the very last challenge....nearly there ;0) x

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  2. That's a really beautiful card, and I'm getting really excited about those cross stitch charts!

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  3. Love Sheri's card, what lovely colours for a Christmas card.
    Chris xx

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  4. How gorgeous! Have a wonderful Open Day. Susan x

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  5. Super card is this giant again, and I'm curious about the cross stitch cards, can't wait to see them, but it seems to me already great greetings rian

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  6. WOW, what a stunning card. Love all the flowers. Hope your open day goes well. Looking forward to seeing the cross stitch as although i don't do this myself my daughter loves it and it could be yet another gift for her for Christmas.
    Love val in Spain x

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  7. Gorgeous card with lovely colours.
    Sharon x

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  8. Such a wonderful card here today again, and sooo beautiful coloring to it as well. Really awesome work.
    I hope, you´ll all have a wonderful day there tomorrow, I must admit, I´m sooo jealous, and wish all of us outside the coutry could just beam us over to try and be there just once LOL. But I can´t, so I´ll just have to wait and hear you tell about all the fun there afterwards SIGH.
    Hope everyone will have an awesome week-end filled with fun and joy.

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  9. Lovely card, great inspiration.
    I would love to visit your shop would be stampers heaven angxx

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  10. A gorgeous card my fave colour, so cute. xxxx

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  11. THis card is amazing and gives me so much inspiration for making one myself. I love the purple colours and the lovely image!
    And because I also love stitching I am very curious about the new cross stitch charts!!
    Lia xx

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  12. What a lovely card from Sheri and I'm looking forward to seeing those cross stitch charts on Saturday!

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  13. Sheri's card is gorgeous, I love the sweet image and such beautiful detailing.
    I am looking forward to seeing the cross stitch kits, they sound like great gift ideas.
    I hope you all have a fun day at the shop tomorrow. If I lived nearer I would be there!
    Sue xx

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  14. Oh cross stitching is a great idea and a lovely offer! Sheri´s card is amazing with lots of lovely details,
    hugs die waldfee

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  15. Sheri's card is so pretty - I love the colours

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  16. I just came around from the gorgeous blog hop and have to say that I loved the' journey'!!!
    Lia xx

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  17. Gorgeous card and lovely colours! x

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  18. I would have loved to come along tomorrow but have a craft fair and it also means an overnight stay so works out expensive, shame you are so far away from me. I love your shop and love this colourful card too. Have a fun day tomorrow.

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  19. Gorgeous card by Sheri - love it :-) I so wish I lived nearer the shop, but am looking forward to the launch on Monday! I'm sure everyone will have a fabulous day with you all tomorrow. Xxxx

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  20. Fabulous card! Love the colours.

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  21. Gorgeous card and cannot wait to see the cross stitch design's
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  22. Such a wonderful card, love the colors and adore the little pine cones what a super idea. Such an unusual idea for a christmas card, I have never thought of using that stamp but it is ideal love Sheri's cards

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  23. Wow I love the card from Sheri it's beautiful. Might drop in tomorrow x

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  24. Gorgeous card from Sheri! Love the image so beautifully coloured especially her furry hat and trim. Lovely embellishments too. Debra x

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  25. Beautiful card from Sheri. I really like the purple colourway she has used.
    The cross stitch patterns look interesting. Can't wait for Monday.
    Lesley

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  26. Hi All
    What a real stunning card by Sheri love it the colour is so pretty to and the lay out ,hugs sarah xx

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  27. What a pretty card, fab colours and embellishments.
    Vicki C

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  28. Fabulous card its beautiful love and hugs Carole x

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  29. Hi, Anne,
    This card is very cute. I love it.
    So good news about the cross stitch charts, Yeah!!! I'm a cross stitch addict, too...
    Hugs,
    Guida

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  30. Gorgeous card Sheri :-D I like those cross stitch charts a lot. I never tried cross stitching - it is the time to learn something new. :-D

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  31. A gorgeous card Sheri.
    I love to cross stitch so I'm looking forward to seeing the new charts, just wish I was able to come to the open day but Essex is a bit too far away
    Jackie x

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  32. Sheri's card is absolutely stunning. I love the blue and purple combo. This stamp is very sweet.

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  33. Really beautiful - so many gorgeous embellishments!
    Rebecca.
    x

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  34. Another stunning creation once again today, only wish I lived nearer for the open day sounds great fun.
    Love Jane x
    The Craft Bucket Blogspot

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  35. I love the cute image and the pretty blues and lilacs. There is a lot going on here but it all works together beautifully. x

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  36. A fabulous Christmas card.... I love the colour combination :)

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  37. Wonderful christmas card with beautiful colors!
    Hugs, Sonja.

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  38. Stunning card, the colours are amazing! Love it! Every time I see another of the retiring images I'm like I NEED IT NOW :P haha

    Tanya xx

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  39. A very cute stamp and such gorgeous colours. Fab card. Hugz

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  40. Beautiful card. The image is cute. I used to love cross stitching. I can't wait to see the examples.

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  41. A gorgeous purple creation today tfs.
    Lorraine

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  42. WOW i so love purple, so this is right up my street, Luv Sam x

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  43. Stunning coloring!! Great!! Hugs :) Scrapboocrys

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  44. Stunning! This is wonderfully made Anne, lovely detailed creation by Sherri, can't wait to see more. Have a super weekend all! Ruby x

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  45. Such a fantastically gorgeous card!!

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  46. Yay for cross stitch! And what a pretty, pretty card by Sheri! I love the purple and all the glitter. :)

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  47. Beautiful card by Sheri! I wish I lived near your store - I would love to shop there!

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  48. Gorgeous card! I love the color and the composition of this is absolutely beautiful! Hugs, Gail

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  49. Stunning card from Sheri, and your cross stitch charts look lovely..
    Hugs,
    Marjorie x

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  50. Gorgeous card - love all the details.

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  51. Love Sheri's card! She used so beautiful non traditional Christmas colours! This old stamp and the paper are fabulous! Love all the details

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  52. What a stunning card! I love the purple colour scheme! Just fab x

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  53. A gorgeous card. Fab image and colours
    Lorraine x

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  54. What a beauty. Nice colours and a lovely stamp.

    Hugs, Astrid.

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  55. Gorgeous and so wish i lived nearer to visit

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  56. A beautiful card and love the colours. Gorgeous desighn. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  57. beautiful card!! lovely flowers and embellishments..
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  58. A stunning card...I love this adorable image ...the colours, papers and details are perfectl. Debbie xx

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  59. Beautiful, absolutely beautiful!

    Hugs
    Brenda B

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  60. Gorgeous image and lovely colours.
    Hugs
    Annette
    xx

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